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  1. Holiday happenings around MUSC

    Sun, 05 Jan 2014 21:16:13 GMT
  2. 2013 Year in Review: Expanding Services and Changing What's Possible

    Mon, 23 Dec 2013 14:25:40 GMT
  3. Meet Kay Burke

    Mon, 23 Dec 2013 13:56:29 GMT
  4. Trailblazing treament: Patient part of pioneering innovative treatment for epilepsy, getting life back

    Mon, 23 Dec 2013 13:04:06 GMT
  5. MUSC is first site in U.S. in hypertension trial

    Mon, 23 Dec 2013 12:47:53 GMT
  6. Dental researcher honored with career research award

    Mon, 23 Dec 2013 12:39:55 GMT
  7. MUSC comes together for Typhoon Haiyan victims

    Thu, 19 Dec 2013 22:05:07 GMT
  8. Director infused division with passion for 30 years

    Thu, 19 Dec 2013 21:30:36 GMT
  9. Hospital plans to expand Tri-county primary care services

    Fri, 13 Dec 2013 15:06:59 GMT
  10. Healing through power of humor, fun

    Fri, 13 Dec 2013 14:53:35 GMT
  11. Joint MUSC study shows decline in U.S. stroke deaths

    Thu, 12 Dec 2013 21:26:28 GMT
  12. A decade of caring: MUSC Angel Tree and Parade

    Thu, 12 Dec 2013 21:06:01 GMT
  13. MUSC among four S.C. hospitals named baby-friendly

    Thu, 12 Dec 2013 20:52:04 GMT
  14. Cardiothoracic surgeon presented with Caring Spirit award

    Thu, 12 Dec 2013 20:43:48 GMT
  15. Meet Leo Gonzalez

    Thu, 12 Dec 2013 20:28:42 GMT
  16. Student explores benefits of population, global health

    Thu, 12 Dec 2013 20:21:35 GMT
  17. Minimally invasive surgery opens portal to spine

    Mon, 09 Dec 2013 16:19:40 GMT
  18. Nurse attracted to profession despite being minority

    Mon, 09 Dec 2013 15:57:37 GMT
  19. Campus kicks off Tree of Life lighting, MUSC Angel Tree program

    Fri, 06 Dec 2013 18:24:56 GMT
  20. More men in nursing shaping field

    Fri, 06 Dec 2013 17:58:13 GMT
  21. Around Campus

    Fri, 06 Dec 2013 16:32:35 GMT
  22. 8West's hand hygiene tree shows team spirit, commitment

    Fri, 06 Dec 2013 16:04:20 GMT
  23. A happy ending for a committed, much-deserved volunteer

    Fri, 06 Dec 2013 15:55:11 GMT
  24. Meet Stan Sulkowski

    Fri, 06 Dec 2013 15:36:58 GMT
  25. MUSC Applause

    Fri, 06 Dec 2013 15:22:51 GMT
  26. Nursing event honors Florence Nightingale's life, career

    Sun, 01 Dec 2013 19:28:05 GMT
  27. When 'it' works, medical miracles can happen

    Sun, 01 Dec 2013 19:09:12 GMT
  28. Meet Dave Guarino Sr.

    Sun, 01 Dec 2013 18:57:15 GMT
  29. Hospital maintenance worker remembered for his service

    Sun, 01 Dec 2013 18:53:16 GMT
  30. Alzheimer's grant awarded to study impact in people with Down syndrome

    Sun, 01 Dec 2013 18:06:41 GMT
  31. MUSC Angel Tree: Looking back at 10 years of magic

    Wed, 27 Nov 2013 18:32:33 GMT
  32. Charleston Medical Society honors physicians and medical students

    Fri, 22 Nov 2013 19:00:21 GMT
  33. Pharmacy fundraiser supports Lowcountry Food Bank

    Fri, 22 Nov 2013 16:52:18 GMT
  34. Competition for breast milk donations pits for-profit vs. nonprofit

    Fri, 22 Nov 2013 16:41:21 GMT
  35. Stringing together a story of courage, triumph

    Fri, 22 Nov 2013 16:20:57 GMT
  36. Meet Angela Brown-Richards

    Fri, 22 Nov 2013 16:12:03 GMT
  37. Perry V. Halushka Student Research Day 2013

    Fri, 22 Nov 2013 16:07:54 GMT
  38. Urban Farm events promote fun, healthy holiday giving

    Fri, 22 Nov 2013 15:51:18 GMT
  39. Thirty travel hours to reach your appointment

    Mon, 18 Nov 2013 15:19:18 GMT
  40. College of Dental Medicine recognize part-time faculty

    Tue, 12 Nov 2013 13:06:41 GMT
  41. Hollings Cancer Center accepts check from Patriots Point

    Tue, 12 Nov 2013 13:01:57 GMT
  42. College of Health Professions annual awards ceremony 2013

    Tue, 12 Nov 2013 12:35:05 GMT
  43. Children's Hosptial patients design holiday cards

    Thu, 07 Nov 2013 20:32:57 GMT
  44. Longevity After Injury Project promotes life after injury

    Thu, 07 Nov 2013 20:20:21 GMT
  45. Nurse researcher receives nursing's highest honor

    Thu, 07 Nov 2013 20:12:12 GMT
  46. MUSC Wellness, Challenge support Louie's Kids

    Thu, 07 Nov 2013 19:56:20 GMT
  47. Meet Pamela Polite

    Thu, 07 Nov 2013 19:47:34 GMT
  48. Local couple's gift makes cataract surgery possible

    Thu, 07 Nov 2013 19:40:04 GMT
  49. MUSC employees also serve in military capacity

    Thu, 07 Nov 2013 19:38:23 GMT
  50. Research management system expanded across campus

    Thu, 07 Nov 2013 19:38:05 GMT
  51. stroke prevention study medication plus lifestyle changes safer than stenting

    Thu, 07 Nov 2013 18:47:31 GMT
  52. Veterans Day program Nov.8

    Mon, 04 Nov 2013 15:41:21 GMT
  53. 8D nurse honored with DAISY award

    Fri, 01 Nov 2013 17:46:54 GMT Award.htm
  54. MUSC Applause

    Fri, 01 Nov 2013 17:46:11 GMT
  55. Epidemiologist takes teenage son on trip to Africa

    Fri, 01 Nov 2013 17:44:10 GMT
  56. Teddy bears shared in memory of young teen

    Fri, 01 Nov 2013 17:37:53 GMT
  57. Pink Angels bake sales proceeds help breast cancer patients

    Fri, 01 Nov 2013 17:15:46 GMT
  58. Patient transporters recognized 2013

    Fri, 01 Nov 2013 17:14:02 GMT
  59. MUSC medical center communications corner

    Fri, 01 Nov 2013 16:56:45 GMT
  60. Meet Lynn Williams

    Fri, 01 Nov 2013 16:32:46 GMT
  61. Pharmacist offers care, expertise compounding vet products

    Fri, 01 Nov 2013 15:59:14 GMT
  62. College of Dental Medicine recognize third quarter employees

    Fri, 01 Nov 2013 15:54:53 GMT
  63. MUSC celebrates National Eating Healthy Day

    Fri, 01 Nov 2013 15:44:41 GMT
  64. Pediatric Cardiology nurse honored with October DAISY award

    Fri, 01 Nov 2013 15:16:20 GMT
  65. Program for Hispanics links children to health care

    Fri, 01 Nov 2013 13:53:05 GMT
  66. Think Before You Click

    Sat, 26 Oct 2013 17:48:32 GMT
  67. Around Campus

    Sat, 26 Oct 2013 13:47:45 GMT
  68. Medicine dean receives Living Legend honor

    Fri, 25 Oct 2013 17:04:39 GMT
  69. Future of health care arrives with pilot plan

    Thu, 24 Oct 2013 21:35:05 GMT
  70. Campus security, crime statistics report available

    Thu, 24 Oct 2013 19:31:16 GMT
  71. Employees invited to see demo of integrated medical record

    Thu, 24 Oct 2013 19:15:30 GMT
  72. Meet Laurrie Rump

    Thu, 24 Oct 2013 18:58:09 GMT
  73. Researcher wants to transform treatment of sickle cell disease

    Thu, 24 Oct 2013 18:46:35 GMT
  74. 2013 Medline Pink Glove Dance Competition

    Thu, 24 Oct 2013 18:00:56 GMT
  75. Medical center communications corner - Performance Excellence update

    Mon, 21 Oct 2013 16:28:29 GMT
  76. Coastal artist delighted to see MUSC feature her art

    Sun, 20 Oct 2013 00:06:12 GMT
  77. Nurse pursues global challenges

    Sat, 19 Oct 2013 23:38:44 GMT
  78. Flu vaccine available for employees, students

    Fri, 18 Oct 2013 22:57:48 GMT
  79. Student honored with MUSC Physicans Scholarship

    Fri, 18 Oct 2013 22:54:54 GMT
  80. ResearchMatch at outpatient center

    Fri, 18 Oct 2013 22:53:17 GMT
  81. Instructional tech executive director recognized for contributions

    Fri, 18 Oct 2013 22:43:20 GMT
  82. Wellness Center offers Employee Xpress

    Fri, 18 Oct 2013 22:35:18 GMT
  83. COM offers Webcast to first-year MUSC students

    Fri, 18 Oct 2013 22:26:53 GMT
  84. Meet Dr. Jon McGough

    Thu, 17 Oct 2013 21:23:54 GMT
  85. Pastoral Care Week: call to be prophetic, respectful

    Thu, 17 Oct 2013 20:38:01 GMT Care.htm
  86. Overheard at MUSC

    MUSC's Alisha Joyner captures American Medical Association Physicians of Tomorrow Medical Scholar.
    Thu, 26 Sep 2013 14:32:57 GMT
  87. Self-enrollment continues for new security features

    Mobile Device Management and Two-Factor Authentication programs at MUSC.
    Thu, 26 Sep 2013 14:28:14 GMT
  88. Thank a postdoctoral scholar this week

    In 2010, the U.S. Congress established the third week of September as National Postdoctoral Appreciation Week. Take a moment to let postdoctoral scholars and fellows know much they appreciated.
    Wed, 18 Sep 2013 18:57:40 GMT
  89. Benefits fair to be held

    The university and medical center benefit offices will be holding their Annual Benefits Fair from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 27 in the Colbert Education Center & Library Building and surround area.
    Wed, 18 Sep 2013 18:52:27 GMT
  90. CDI specialists ensure accurate medical records

    What is a Clinical Documentation Integrity specialist? By Karen Bridgeman, R.N., CCDS
    Wed, 18 Sep 2013 18:47:01 GMT
  91. Zombie run fundraiser pulls out creatures' good sides

    A new addition to the traditional Boone Hall Fright Nights held each fall is a 5K Running Scared event that will benefit MUSC’s Children’s Hospital. By Dawn Brazell Public Relations
    Wed, 18 Sep 2013 18:40:28 GMT
  92. Faculty practice provides quality, one-stop dental care

    When it comes to finding a dental provider who provides one-stop, comprehensive dental care in an academic setting, MUSC employees may look to the James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine Dental Faculty Practice. By Cindy Abole
    Tue, 17 Sep 2013 21:32:45 GMT
  93. Meet Marla Martin

    Meet MUSC student Marla Martin, College of Pharmacy
    Tue, 17 Sep 2013 21:27:37 GMT
  94. Teenager thrilled to get transplant ‘payback’

    Amber and mom, Fareedah Cue (left), share a happy moment after her transplant. Dr. Michael Denson donated a kidney April 3 to start a living donor chain, the first for MUSC that resulted in a payback kidney for Amber. By Dawn Brazell
    Tue, 17 Sep 2013 21:23:21 GMT
  95. Time to renew decal, hang tags at parking management

    Renewal of annual employee parking decals and hang tags will continue until Sept. 30.
    Tue, 17 Sep 2013 21:13:24 GMT
  96. Student group promotes weight management interventions

    The MUSC student group “Improved Access to Weight Management” offers students from all six colleges the chance to learn evidence-based weight management interventions that they can provide to their future patients. By Ashley Barker
    Tue, 17 Sep 2013 21:11:24 GMT
  97. Day of Caring in hearts of staff

    Fourteen groups, totaling about 300 employees, from MUSC participated in Trident United Way’s Day of Caring, Sept. 13. These groups performed landscaping work, school playground improvements, food collection drives and school supply drives.
    Tue, 17 Sep 2013 21:05:41 GMT
  98. Medical Center Service Awards

    MUSC held its annual medical center service award ceremony Sept. 11.
    Wed, 11 Sep 2013 21:27:09 GMT
  99. University Service Awards

    Medical University Annual Service Award Ceremony and Reception, Tuesday, Sept. 10
    Wed, 11 Sep 2013 20:03:19 GMT
  100. Vendor suffers cyber-theft of credit card information

    On Aug. 22, MUSC was notified by a third-party credit card processing vendor, Blackhawk Consulting Group, that approximately 7,000 individuals who used a credit card online or to pay for health care services were victims of a cyber-theft.
    Wed, 11 Sep 2013 19:59:54 GMT
  101. Open enrollment begins for permanent life insurance

    According to the office of university Human Resources Management, when an employee leaves MUSC he or she is offered the opportunity to convert the life insurance to an individual policy.
    Wed, 11 Sep 2013 19:16:15 GMT
  102. St. Luke’s Recital Series continues

    The St. Luke’s Recital Series continues from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m., Sept. 17 at the corner of Bee Street and Ashley Avenue.
    Wed, 11 Sep 2013 19:14:02 GMT
  103. MUSC to recognize year of statistics

    The MUSC Department of Public Health Sciences is celebrating the International Year of Statistics with a symposium 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sept. 20, Room 110, Bioengineering Building.
    Wed, 11 Sep 2013 19:12:25 GMT
  104. Good Samaritan critical link in living donor chain

    The person who set events in motion for Cue to get her kidney was Michael Denson, Ph.D., director of Marine Resources Research Institute with the S.C. Department of Natural Resources, who decided one day he’d like to donate a kidney. By Dawn Brazell
    Wed, 11 Sep 2013 19:04:16 GMT
  105. Meet Jim Fisher

    Meet MUSC employee Jim Fisher, Office of Development and Alumni Relations
    Wed, 11 Sep 2013 18:43:44 GMT
  106. New cataract machine offers precision

    Anew precision laser system to treat cataracts enhances precision and faster recovery, according to George O. Waring IV, M.D., who was the first doctor in the state to use it.
    Wed, 11 Sep 2013 18:34:09 GMT
  107. Professionalism initiative handles conflict in the workplace

    At MUSC, hospital leadership aims to maintain a healthy and safe environment for their employees, patients and patient families. Employees can now use a DESC framework as a tool to respond to unprofessional behavior. By Cindy Abole, Public Relations
    Wed, 04 Sep 2013 21:19:13 GMT
  108. MUSC Employee Wellness events

    Contact Susan Johnson, Ph.D., at, for information on the Office of Health Promotion, and Suzan Benenson Whelan, at, for details about Employee Wellness.
    Wed, 04 Sep 2013 19:53:13 GMT
  109. Screenings are lacking, ineffective for ovarian cancer

    Ovarian cancer is the second most common gynecological cancer yet it kills more women in the United States than all of the other gynecological cancers combined. By William Creasman, M.D., MUSC Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Wed, 04 Sep 2013 19:51:21 GMT
  110. Next Daddy Boot Camp to be offered Sept. 12

    MUSC Daddy Boot Camp will be offered from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 12 and again from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 12 in Room 113, Colbert Education Center & Library.
    Wed, 04 Sep 2013 19:49:19 GMT
  111. All bicycles need to be locked to racks, not rails

    The Office of Parking Management is in the process of redistributing bicycle racks to areas of most use and installing additional racks where needed.
    Wed, 04 Sep 2013 19:47:25 GMT
  112. Bioengineering Building designated LEED Gold facility

    The Bioengineering Building located at 68 President St. was completed in 2012 and is now officially certified as the first LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold research facility on the MUSC campus.
    Wed, 04 Sep 2013 19:46:25 GMT
  113. Prevention of depression, suicide among students a priority at MUSC

    On average, 400 physicians commit suicide in the United States each year according to the Psychiatric Clinics of North America. MUSC is addressing it through the Counseling and Psychological Services Program. By Ashley Barker
    Wed, 04 Sep 2013 19:41:14 GMT
  114. Meet Claudia Miller

    Meet MUSC employee Claudia Miller, Hollings Cancer Center
    Wed, 04 Sep 2013 19:08:11 GMT
  115. Partnership will extend MUSC care to ICU patients in home counties

    A collaboration between MUSC and Advanced ICU Care will allow physicians to administer intensive care in rural South Carolina via telemedicine. By Lauren Sausser, Post and Courier
    Wed, 04 Sep 2013 19:03:33 GMT
  116. Former employee known for her ‘enthusiasm for life’

    Willette Gault Smith died Sunday, Sept. 1, at the Hospice Center in Mount Pleasant. Smith joined MUSC’s Department of Business Development & Marketing Services in April of 1999. By Kimberly McGhee, Business Development & Marketing Services
    Wed, 04 Sep 2013 18:57:19 GMT
  117. Excellence in Performance: Employee of the Year announced

    Eula Wise, Office of Grants and Contracts Accounting, accepts the award for Employee of the Year. The Cindy Garmon Promoting Employee Excellence with Recognition award went to Robert Hedin, Engineering & Facilities Key Shop.
    Wed, 04 Sep 2013 18:53:59 GMT
  118. Rave Mobile Safety, MUSC to provide alerts, notifications to email addresses

    MUSC has partnered with Rave Mobile Safety to provide emergency alerts and notifications directly to email addresses, personal email addresses. By Amanda Ritsema
    Wed, 04 Sep 2013 18:49:27 GMT
  119. Winners announced for MUSC, RiverDogs’ challenge

    Partnering with MUSC, the RiverDogs joined in the Lighten Up Charleston Healthy Lifestyles campaign to eat smarter and healthier while combating obesity.
    Wed, 04 Sep 2013 18:47:47 GMT
  120. Drive to be held for Lowcountry Food Bank

    For Trident United Way's Day of Caring, donations for the Lowcountry Food Bank are being collected through Sept. 12. Visit
    Wed, 04 Sep 2013 18:29:21 GMT
  121. Tennis championship to benefit pediatric oncology scientist

    The Hugs for Harper Endowment, along with the MUSC Children’s Hospital Fund and Kiawah Island Resort Tennis, are hosting the second annual Hugs For Harper Tennis Championship the weekend of Sept. 13-15.
    Thu, 29 Aug 2013 14:47:14 GMT
  122. ALS HOPE Beach Run slated for Sept. 21

    The annual ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease) HOPE Beach 5K Run/Walk will begin at 6 p.m., Sept. 21 on the beach at the Isle of Palms. The race was started in 2001 by the MUSC physical therapy class.
    Wed, 28 Aug 2013 17:07:20 GMT
  123. Convocation recognizes faculty for high achievements

    MUSC faculty members honored their own Aug. 20 during their annual convocation, the kickoff to the 2013-14 academic year.
    Wed, 28 Aug 2013 17:06:07 GMT
  124. Endowed scholarship honors neuro-anatanomist

    To hundreds of students, Isabel Lockard, MUSC Professor Emerita, was a remarkable teacher and mentor. Since 1952, the neuro-anatanomist taught one of the most difficult courses to students and residents for more than three decades. By Cindy Abole
    Wed, 28 Aug 2013 16:52:36 GMT
  125. Creator of Kawa Model speaks at inaugural Mitcham lecture

    The inaugural Maralynne D. Mitcham lecture and alumni luncheon, hosted by the Division of Occupational Therapy, was held July 19. Internationally renowned lecturer Michael Iwama, Ph.D., delivered the inaugural address.
    Wed, 28 Aug 2013 16:45:45 GMT
  126. School supply, linen drive to benefit Our Lady of Mercy Outreach

    The Alliance for Hispanic Health is sponsoring a school supply and linen drive to benefit Our Lady of Mercy Outreach on John's Island.
    Wed, 28 Aug 2013 16:42:19 GMT
  127. Weight Management Center offers online competition

    The MUSC Weight Management Center now offers two different types of competitive Lunchtime Losers courses. By Ashley Barker
    Wed, 28 Aug 2013 16:31:14 GMT
  128. MUSC Employee Wellness events

    MUSC Employee Wellness events August 30
    Wed, 28 Aug 2013 16:24:29 GMT
  129. ED nurse receives DAISY award

    The DAISY (disease attacking the immune system) award winner for August is Chrissy English, R.N., Emergency Department. English was nominated by Susan Fawcett. Below is her nomination.
    Wed, 28 Aug 2013 16:20:09 GMT
  130. Sarcoma research, trials get a boost

    Funds raised from Swing For A Cure golf tournament, in memory of Travis Branch, were presented to Hollings Cancer Center Aug. 9.
    Wed, 28 Aug 2013 16:01:08 GMT
  131. Summerville: Next location for clinic

    The Children’s Hospital of South Carolina broke ground Aug. 22 for the next After Hours Care clinic located at 4330 Ladson Road, Summerville. The facility, scheduled to be completed by December, will have 10 exam rooms.
    Wed, 28 Aug 2013 15:56:18 GMT
  132. Meet John Scott Dean

    Meet MUSC's John Scott Dean, College of Health Professions, Cardiovascular Perfusion
    Wed, 28 Aug 2013 15:50:37 GMT
  133. Greenberg Greenway creates lasting tribute to president

    MUSC President Dr. Raymond Greenberg,was honored Aug. 16 for his work in creating a healthy environment and surrounding community.
    Thu, 22 Aug 2013 19:03:56 GMT
  134. MUSC study: Alzheimer’s disease linked to high-fat diets

    Recent evidence suggests that metabolic disorders and many diseases frequently develop due to unhealthy lifestyles, such as poor diet and lack of physical activity.
    Thu, 22 Aug 2013 18:45:36 GMT
  135. Leadership for Clinical Strategic Plan explains importance

    In order to understand MUSC Health’s Clinical Strategic Plan for the clinical enterprise leaders were asked to respond to several key questions. The goal is to make MUSC Health a top-tiered academic medical center.
    Wed, 21 Aug 2013 20:23:21 GMT
  136. Surgery nurse returns from deployment in Afghanistan

    MUSC’s Dottie Aimar, a registered nurse in ambulatory surgery, took advantage of an experience completely out of her comfort zone during her eight-and-a-half month deployment in Afghanistan recently. By Bilan Williams
    Wed, 21 Aug 2013 20:16:51 GMT
  137. Summer Youth Work Program comes to an end

    A total of 10 minority high school and college-aged students participated in the program that hosted students working in the colleges of Health Professions, Medicine and Graduate Studies.
    Wed, 21 Aug 2013 16:58:32 GMT
  138. People Against Rape to hold volunteer training session

    Volunteers are needed to help victims of rape. In the hours after the trauma of rape, victims need someone to stand by them. That is what People Against Rape has done since 1974.
    Wed, 21 Aug 2013 16:55:50 GMT
  139. MUSC medical center communications corner

    The MUSC medical center town halls were held throughout July. Town hall meetings are an important part of the medical center’s efforts to make sure that employees are well informed and involved.
    Wed, 21 Aug 2013 16:53:55 GMT
  140. Help available for MUSC’s conversion for mobile-device users

    MUSC users of personal or university-owned smartphones and other devices, who use them to access email or use MUSC servers, must enroll in the Mobile Device Management solution and implement Two-Factor Authentication by Sept. 15.
    Wed, 21 Aug 2013 16:33:12 GMT
  141. Meet Pete Rock

    Meet MUSC employee Pete Rock, Engineering & Facilities/Recycling
    Wed, 21 Aug 2013 16:31:19 GMT
  142. MUSC crews participate in drowning resuscitation training at Splash Island

    MUSC Pediatric Emergency Department, Charleston County Emergency Medical Service and MUSC Health’s Meducare Medical Transport Service met with Charleston County Parks and Recreation lifeguards Aug. 7 at Splash Island.
    Wed, 21 Aug 2013 15:36:39 GMT
  143. IOP remembers dedicated nurse, community volunteer

    The Institute of Psychiatry lost a valued staff member April 14 in Bobby Wilson, R.N. His loss extended well beyond MUSC as he also was a long-serving nurse at the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center.
    Wed, 21 Aug 2013 15:19:25 GMT
  144. Campus guidelines to social media policies shared

    The growth of social media technologies has improved the speed and convenience in how people communicate. The guidelines apply to all employees, students, physicians, volunteers, vendors and other associates of the MUSC enterprise.
    Wed, 21 Aug 2013 15:15:07 GMT
  145. New students welcomed to campus

    Signs of new students at MUSC stirred up all types of activity as organizers prepared for the start of fall semester 2013 featuring the addition of 510 freshmen students.
    Wed, 21 Aug 2013 15:09:14 GMT
  146. Dachshund race to benefit transplant fund

    A “wiener dog race” and small-dog costume contest will be held Aug. 31 at Joseph P. Riley Jr. Park to benefit the Mary Ashley Barbot Transplant Fund and pediatric dialysis. Mary Ashley was born with congenital nephrotic syndrome.
    Tue, 20 Aug 2013 15:16:08 GMT
  147. Student clinician ceremony recognizes humanism

    Those who were inducted into the Paul B. Underwood, M.D., Chapter of the Arnold P. Gold Humanism Honor Society also were recognized. By Monica Fabunan
    Wed, 14 Aug 2013 17:47:35 GMT
  148. Former president explains why Greenberg was selected

    Former president James B. Edwards, DMD, explains why Raymond S. Greenberg, M.D., Ph.D., was selected as MUSC president. By Cindy Abole
    Tue, 13 Aug 2013 22:43:07 GMT
  149. Researchers, patients encourage organ donation

    Researchers, patients encourage organ donation at MUSC. By Allyson Bird, Office of Development, Alumni Affairs
    Tue, 13 Aug 2013 22:34:54 GMT
  150. Meet Lauren Whiteside

    Meet MUSC employee Lauren Whiteside, Hollings Cancer Center, Office of Development
    Tue, 13 Aug 2013 22:30:19 GMT
  151. Aug. 9 declared 'Dr. Ray Greenberg Day'

    Aug. 9 declared 'Dr. Ray Greenberg Day' by South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley
    Tue, 13 Aug 2013 22:11:14 GMT
  152. MUSC family, friends say goodbye to 'truly transformative leader'

    MUSC family, friends say goodbye to President Raymond S. Greenberg, M.D., Ph.D., before he leaves for The University of Texas System
    Mon, 12 Aug 2013 20:21:34 GMT
  153. President reflects on MUSC career

    President Raymond S. Greenberg, M.D., Ph.D., reflects on career at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) before heading to The University of Texas System to be vice chancellor for health affairs.
    Mon, 12 Aug 2013 20:18:20 GMT
  154. Volunteers needed to help SC Mission 2013

    Medical volunteers are needed to help with SC Mission 2013. This two-day event, Aug. 23 and 24, will provide free health care services including medical and eye care to adults in the community who are uninsured or underserved.
    Wed, 07 Aug 2013 17:20:01 GMT
  155. Labor & Delivery Unit eagerly expecting Epic

    A day in the life of a labor and delivery nurse currently consists of documenting in a mix of electronic and paper charts in four different systems. This data entry into fragmented systems that don’t talk to each other is “painful." By Megan Fink, EPIC
    Wed, 07 Aug 2013 17:18:02 GMT
  156. Study finds disparities in bariatric surgery

    A national study led by MUSC’s Arch G. Mainous III, Ph.D., Department of Family Medicine, examined trends of bariatric adult surgery focusing on race and access to health care.
    Wed, 07 Aug 2013 17:10:21 GMT
  157. Teen receives state’s first mobile HeartWare device

    A teen from Pelion became South Carolina’s first recipient of a new FDA-approved device called HeartWare®. Jake Paul, 16, was diagnosed in November 2012 with dilated cardiomyopathy. By Ashley Barker
    Wed, 07 Aug 2013 17:08:11 GMT
  158. Grant supports global health research, fieldwork

    The MUSC Center for Global Health awarded five students and one resident with $2,000 each to support global health research and fieldwork projects this year in four countries. By Bilan Williams
    Wed, 07 Aug 2013 16:59:19 GMT
  159. Meet Patricia “Trish” Totaro, R.N.

    Meet MUSC employee Patricia “Trish” Totaro, R.N., Surgical Service, main OR educator
    Wed, 07 Aug 2013 16:50:30 GMT
  160. MUSC medical center communications corner

    MUSC medical center communications corner: Physician engagement survey results now available
    Wed, 07 Aug 2013 16:43:05 GMT
  161. Center receives funds, improves care for minority vets

    Charleston’s Health Equity and Rural Outreach Innovation Center received funding to conduct research on health disparities and access to care for minority veterans. By Cindy Abole
    Wed, 07 Aug 2013 16:33:50 GMT
  162. Inaugural Heart Health camp deemed a success

    The Boeing Center for Children’s Wellness Heart Health program has been dreaming of beginning a summer camp for years. By Janet Carter, Heart Health Program at MUSC
    Wed, 07 Aug 2013 16:28:35 GMT
  163. Waring Historical Library announces essay winners

    Jenny M. Luke, R.N., a master’s in history candidate at the University of Texas at Arlington, won the MUSC Waring Historical Library’s 2013 W. Curtis Worthington Jr. research paper competition in the graduate category.
    Wed, 07 Aug 2013 16:24:27 GMT
  164. Students challenged to create health apps

    A select group of African-American high school and college computer science students from around the state were brought together to tap their innovative spirit and explore the advantages and challenges of entrepreneurship. By Cindy Abole
    Wed, 07 Aug 2013 16:18:56 GMT
  165. College of Dental Medicine displays excellence

    The James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine’s Meggan Warford, left, and Sandra Bland are congratulated by Dr. John Sanders, college dean, as recipients of the Staff Recognition Program quarterly awards.
    Wed, 31 Jul 2013 18:41:51 GMT
  166. Graduate Studies dean retires, interim named

    Perry V. Halushka, M.D., Ph.D., dean of the College of Graduate Studies, retired Aug. 1. The college announced Jacqueline McGinty, Ph.D., associate dean of the college and professor in the Department of Neurosciences, will be interim dean.
    Wed, 31 Jul 2013 18:36:06 GMT
  167. Foundation created in daughter’s memory

    In April 2011, Emerson Rose Smith was born at MUSC with a heart defect called Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. She passed away 76 days later. By Bilan Williams
    Wed, 31 Jul 2013 18:24:23 GMT
  168. Top anesthesiology residents honored

    The 2013 Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine residents gathered with faculty, friends and staff at the Francis Marion Hotel for its June 21 awards ceremony.
    Wed, 31 Jul 2013 18:09:16 GMT
  169. Children’s hospital has new logo, name

    MUSC has updated its well-established Children's Hospital logo and name from Children's Hospital to The Children's Hospital of South Carolina. MUSC has been caring for children since 1955.
    Wed, 31 Jul 2013 18:04:26 GMT
  170. Spotlight in the Lab: New patent awarded

    Dieter Haemmerich, Ph.D., and J. Phillip Saul, M.D., of The Children’s Hospital of South Carolina, have been awarded a patent to use prior to performing a cardiac radiofrequency catheter ablation procedure.
    Wed, 31 Jul 2013 17:55:19 GMT
  171. MUSC culinary team participates in Cooking Well Invitational competition

    On the second day of celebrity chef Robert Irvine’s visit to Charleston, the MUSC Health team of chefs from Sodexo participated in the Cooking Well Invitational. Chef Marvin Woods joined Irvine.
    Wed, 31 Jul 2013 17:47:12 GMT
  172. Meet Allyson Bird

    Meet MUSC employee Allyson Bird from the Office of Development & Alumni Affairs. She is a jammer on the Lowcountry Highrollers derby team in Charleston, South Carolina.
    Wed, 31 Jul 2013 17:03:44 GMT
  173. Global Health certificate now offered at MUSC

    Health care students and professionals are able to expand their training in global health and gain an opportunity to participate in international fieldwork by enrolling in the MUSC Global Health certificate program.
    Wed, 31 Jul 2013 16:54:57 GMT
  174. MUSC employees give back through yearly campaign

    This year’s Yearly Employee Campaign raised more than $338,000 for the Medical University of South Carolina, MUSC, in Charleston.
    Wed, 31 Jul 2013 16:53:14 GMT
  175. Fundraiser planned for Ronald McDonald House Charities

    Fundraiser planned for Ronald McDonald House Charities at Bonefish Grill in Charleston, S.C. on Saturday, Aug. 3 from 6 until 8 p.m. at 5041 International Blvd.
    Wed, 24 Jul 2013 20:57:55 GMT
  176. Employee Wellness events

    Summer vacations are a great way to recharge and reconnect but can be disastrous when it comes to a diet and exercise program. Adding a few items to the vacation checklist can help avoid those unwanted pounds that creep up while traveling.
    Wed, 24 Jul 2013 20:19:36 GMT
  177. Fighting heart disease, one patient at a time

    MUSC dietitian Amy Mendez fights heart disease one honest conversation at a time. By Allyson Bird
    Wed, 24 Jul 2013 20:12:38 GMT
  178. Disaster preparedness a priority for university, medical center

    When watches and warnings are issued by the National Weather Service for the Lowcountry, signaling severe weather may be on the way, a group of officials at MUSC begins taking steps to ensure that patients, employees, students and visitors are secure.
    Wed, 24 Jul 2013 20:06:31 GMT
  179. Meet Mariela Alvarado-Luna

    Meet MUSC volunteer Mariela Alvarado-Luna, Adult Volunteer & Guest Services
    Wed, 24 Jul 2013 20:01:07 GMT
  180. MUSC medical center communications corner

    Employee engagement survey results announced for MUHA
    Wed, 24 Jul 2013 19:57:37 GMT
  181. Nurses, nursing educators praised during celebration

    Educators and professionals involved in nursing professional development were praised at MUSC’s first celebration of National Nurses in Staff Development Week, July 2-9. By Cindy Abole
    Wed, 24 Jul 2013 19:45:29 GMT
  182. Security changes set for home, mobile-device users

    MUSC has joined a growing wave of academic institutions, businesses and organizations that have committed to providing a higher level of security when it comes to managing health care data and accessing servers and networks. By Cindy Abole
    Wed, 24 Jul 2013 19:37:23 GMT
  183. Coordinator captures yearly honor

    Sandra DeAntonio, R.N., is the clinical coordinator of Medical University Hospital Authority’s Referral Call Center in Business Development & Marketing Services. She celebrated 39 years in nursing service in June.
    Wed, 24 Jul 2013 19:29:00 GMT
  184. Questions about anesthesia in low-risk colonoscopy patients

    In a research letter in JAMA, Don Rockey, M.D., MUSC Department of Medicine and gastroenterologist, and Deepak Agrawal, M.D., University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, suggest a misalignment of value and costs with heavy sedation.
    Thu, 18 Jul 2013 16:28:46 GMT
  185. Ronald McDonald House offers home away from home

    Wearing pink fuzzy slippers and a face mask, 17-year-old Taylor Fentress walks from her room to the kitchen of the Ronald McDonald House in search of an afternoon snack.
    Thu, 18 Jul 2013 16:06:59 GMT
  186. 2013 GME residents receive departmental awards

    2013 GME residents at MUSC receive departmental awards
    Wed, 17 Jul 2013 20:24:37 GMT
  187. Public health specialist wins mentoring fellowship

    Preparing and guiding nurses to conduct more evidence-based medical practices and determining how new resources can impact patient care is the goal of MUSC’s Elizabeth A. Crabtree. By Cindy Abole
    Wed, 17 Jul 2013 20:20:07 GMT
  188. Meet Angela Choi, M.D.

    Meet MUSC employee Angela Choi, M.D., Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Wed, 17 Jul 2013 20:15:05 GMT
  189. Camp allows students first-hand look at nursing career

    Established more than 10 years ago, the MUSC nursing camp partnered with the Charleston County School District to provide rising high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to take a first-hand look into the life of a nurse. By Monica Fabunan
    Wed, 17 Jul 2013 20:00:54 GMT
  190. Save lives by fighting for healthy lungs, air

    On July 20, hundreds of people will huff and puff their way up and down the stairs in the North Charleston Coliseum by participating in the Fight for Air Climb and Ultra Climb.
    Wed, 17 Jul 2013 14:52:06 GMT
  191. Medical center named a Most Wired hospital for second consecutive year

    MUSC is one of 289 hospitals and health systems in the country to receive the Most Wired designation from Hospitals & Health Networks.
    Wed, 17 Jul 2013 14:49:33 GMT
  192. Celebrity chefs hosting Demo Impossible, Cooking Well Invitational

    Celebrity chef and “Restaurant Impossible” star Robert Irvine will be in Charleston July 25-26 to compete in a Demo Impossible event and emcee the inaugural Cooking Well Invitational.
    Wed, 17 Jul 2013 14:47:40 GMT
  193. University receives perfect score on Fifth Year Interim Report

    Every 10 years, the Southeastern Association of Colleges and Schools issue accreditation to qualified schools in the southern region of the United States in addition to a mid-cycle review called the Fifth-Year Interim Report. By Bilan Williams
    Wed, 17 Jul 2013 14:41:52 GMT
  194. Provost, VP for academic affairs named interim president

    The MUSC board of trustees appointed Mark S. Sothmann, Ph.D., MUSC vice president for academic affairs and provost, as interim president for the university beginning sometime in late August. Ray Greenberg will leave at the end of August.
    Wed, 17 Jul 2013 14:33:05 GMT
  195. Memorial service planned to honor Jane Brescia

    A service in memory of Jane Brescia, wife of Frank Brescia, M.D., Hematology/Oncology, will be held at 4 p.m., July 25 at St. Luke's Chapel, on the corner of Bee Street and Ashley Avenue. A mass was held in Chicago.
    Wed, 17 Jul 2013 13:57:11 GMT
  196. LifePoint to host Hooked on Life fishing tournament

    The LifePoint Hooked on Life Fishing Tournament will be held on Aug. 10.
    Tue, 16 Jul 2013 20:36:18 GMT
  197. U.S. News & World Report: MUSC is state’s No. 1 hospital

    MUSC was named by U.S. News & World Report as one of the country's best hospitals in the treatment of ear, nose and throat disorders, nephrology, and rheumatology. MUSC ranked first for the Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville metro area.
    Tue, 16 Jul 2013 13:51:32 GMT
  198. Employees asked to represent MUSC in a positive manner

    The smoking policy, which went into effect March 1, 2012, has since extended into a non-smoking zone area around the MUSC campus.
    Wed, 10 Jul 2013 19:46:05 GMT
  199. Patients celebrate success with bell, Tree of Life

    As recipients, donors and their families depart, they can remember this part of their transplant journey by leaving behind a token on the unit’s Tree of Life display. By Cindy Abole, Public Relations
    Wed, 10 Jul 2013 19:43:19 GMT
  200. MUSC Medical Center Communications Corner

    The MUSC medical center Town halls kicked off July 8. Town hall meetings are an important part of the medical center’s efforts to make sure that employees are well informed and involved.
    Wed, 10 Jul 2013 19:38:42 GMT
  201. College students attend Summer Careers Academy at MUSC

    Since 2004, the South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium Summer Careers Academy has provided the opportunity for college students who are pursuing careers in health care to participate in a health professions education immersion program.
    Wed, 10 Jul 2013 17:55:37 GMT
  202. Meet Erica Ellington

    Meet MUSC employee Erica Ellington, OB/GYN Research Programs
    Wed, 10 Jul 2013 17:51:31 GMT
  203. Girl fights cancer four times, wants to help patients

    Rachel Edwards' port removal in April marked her 11th surgery and the beginning of a better outlook for the 17-year-old Mount Pleasant girl. By Allyson Bird, Office of Development & Alumni Affairs at MUSC
    Wed, 10 Jul 2013 17:49:21 GMT
  204. Urban Farm celebrates one-year anniversary June 20

    With the installation of new hand-forged gates by local artisan Sean Ahearn, all the components were in place for the dedication and one-year anniversary party of the MUSC Urban Farm.
    Wed, 10 Jul 2013 17:45:48 GMT
  205. Firefighters, burned children go to Camp 'Can' Do together

    Jill Evans, R.N., the coordinator of Pediatric Burn Services and administrator for Camp ‘Can’ Do, has been a nurse since 1989 and at MUSC for 22 years.
    Wed, 10 Jul 2013 17:40:16 GMT
  206. CHP welcomes High School of Charleston alumni

    The College of Health Professions welcomed back the Alumni Association of the High School of Charleston for “Bantam Weekend 2013,” June 21 - 22. Nearly 190 High School of Charleston alumni from all classes gathered for a family picnic in the CHP atrium.
    Wed, 10 Jul 2013 17:29:07 GMT
  207. Walmart customers raise $189K for Children’s Hospital

    Walmart, the largest CMN corporate sponsor, holds a six-week campaign each year to raise money for children’s hospitals. The 13 Walmart stores in the Charleston region held their campaigns May 7 - June 21 and raised $189,065.
    Wed, 10 Jul 2013 17:20:27 GMT
  208. MUSC president announces departure, new opportunity

    Dr. Raymond S. Greenberg, President of the Medical University of South Carolina, MUSC, announced that he would be departing at the end of August in order to assume the position of Executive Vice Chancellor at The University of Texas System.
    Wed, 10 Jul 2013 16:46:51 GMT
  209. Telephone scam surfaced in the Charleston area

    A telephone scam has surfaced in the Charleston area. Calls are being received from a caller who informs the victim a loved one or family member has been in an accident.
    Tue, 02 Jul 2013 18:02:44 GMT
  210. Healing Farms needs your gently used items

    Healing Farms, a nonprofit organization, provides sustainable community-based support to promote interdependence and empower adults with developmental disabilities, their families and communities.
    Tue, 02 Jul 2013 18:01:45 GMT
  211. Candy Stripers ready to serve

    Candy stripers Ashlyn Woodward, left, and Carolyn Kuder serve lemonade in the lobby of the North Tower. The program also provides assistance to departments that could use an extra sets of hands. Volunteers work from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Tue, 02 Jul 2013 17:52:09 GMT
  212. Youth, agility prevail in inaugural residents vs. faculty-staff game

    The inaugural Department of Medicine basketball game between the residents and faculty-staff was a success for the residents who won 54 -16. The game was played June 12 at the MUSC Wellness Center.
    Tue, 02 Jul 2013 17:50:19 GMT
  213. Donation given to Heart & Vascular in honor of nanny

    Maggie Berlin and her mom, Judith, presented a check for $1,400 to MUSC President Dr. Ray Greenberg and David Soutter of the Heart & Vascular Center. Maggie experienced the loss of her family’s nanny and caregiver Laverne Wilder.
    Tue, 02 Jul 2013 17:48:05 GMT
  214. Paving project to begin at Harborview Office Tower driveway

    A project to repair and repave the visitor parking areas and the driveway serving Harborview Office Tower will begin on July 8. The project, funded by the MUSC Office of Parking Management, will be completed by Sept. 15 assuming no weather delays.
    Tue, 02 Jul 2013 17:44:16 GMT
  215. Three new vending machines added to campus

    There are now more options around the MUSC campus for snacks from a vending machine. ANM Enterprises, LLC president and CEO Nathaniel Mercer signed a contract to place three fresh! Healthy Vending machines on campus.
    Tue, 02 Jul 2013 17:41:58 GMT
  216. What you don’t know about stroke can kill you

    MUSC neurologist Bruce Ovbiagele, M.D., drops the statistics. Stroke care costs are expected to rise 130 percent from 2010 to 2030. The occurrence of stroke is expected to rise 20 percent. Almost 4 percent of American adults will have a stroke.
    Tue, 02 Jul 2013 17:26:38 GMT
  217. Meet Terrance "TJ" Jennings

    Meet MUSC employee Terrance "TJ" Jennings, trade specialist shop/air conditioning
    Tue, 02 Jul 2013 17:24:58 GMT
  218. Women’s care OB/ GYN practice moves

    MUSC’s Women’s Care Obstetrics and Gynecology practice moved from West Ashley to the North Charleston area, effective July 1. Patients can now be seen at 2070 Northbrook Blvd., Suite B9, in the North Rivers Business Center.
    Tue, 02 Jul 2013 17:21:03 GMT
  219. Alcohol consumption also increases firework injuries

    The use of fireworks is synonymous with summer fun. But according to consumer safety experts, firework injuries in 2012 sent more than 5,000 people to hospital emergency departments in the month surrounding the Fourth of July holiday.
    Tue, 02 Jul 2013 17:14:59 GMT
  220. Fund honors sons, helps patients facing challenges

    John Tysinger died from cystic fibrosis at age 36 on Oct. 13, 2007. His younger brother, Jeff, died from cystic fibrosis at age 37 on Oct. 16, 2010. Betty and Bill Tysinger established the John and Jeff Tysinger Patient Assistance Program. By Allyson Bird
    Tue, 02 Jul 2013 16:54:10 GMT
  221. Excellence in Action: Nurses help save patient’s life

    Institute of Psychiatry nurses Stanisha Vick and Damian Millet worked together to save a patient who was having a heart attach at the entrance of MUSC's Institute of Psychiatry. By Monica Fabunan
    Tue, 02 Jul 2013 16:47:37 GMT
  222. Lung cancer patient urges politicians to fund research

    John Sanders, who has stage-4 lung cancer, spoke to legislative aides and the media during a press conference on June 21 at Hollings Cancer Center. The administrator of the MUSC Children’s Hospital has been a life-long non-smoker. By Ashley Barker
    Tue, 02 Jul 2013 16:27:47 GMT
  223. Study improves pretreatment seizure care

    The Society for Clinical Trials has awarded the 2012 Trial of the Year to a study conducted by MUSC’s Data Coordination Unit and sponsored by the National Institute of Neurologic Disorders and Stroke.
    Wed, 26 Jun 2013 19:03:19 GMT
  224. MUSC, RiverDogs support N.Y. Yankees’ HOPE Week

    The New York Yankees, the parent organization of the Charleston RiverDogs, will celebrate HOPE Week beginning July 8.
    Wed, 26 Jun 2013 19:01:48 GMT
  225. Powerful imaging technology unveils new clues

    Dr. Joseph A. Helpern uses diffusional kurtosis imaging to find insights into such conditions as Alzheimer’s disease, stroke, epilepsy and ADHD. By Dawn Brazell
    Wed, 26 Jun 2013 18:58:16 GMT
  226. MUSC Medical Center Communications Corner

    MUSC Medical Center Communications Corner
    Wed, 26 Jun 2013 18:41:10 GMT
  227. Meet Kevin Wiley Jr.

    Meet MUSC employee Kevin Wiley Jr., Center for Global Health
    Wed, 26 Jun 2013 18:16:19 GMT
  228. First female to chair Clinical Pharmacy, Outcomes Sciences

    Kelly Ragucci, PharmD, believes a department chair should be an agent of change. As the first female — and youngest — department chair at the South Carolina College of Pharmacy, she already is one. By Roby Hill, S.C. College of Pharmacy
    Wed, 26 Jun 2013 18:12:36 GMT
  229. Excellence in Science Research awarded to professor

    The 2013 recipient of the Governor's Award for Excellence in Science Research is MUSC’s Rosalie Crouch, Ph.D., Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology. By Bilan Williams
    Wed, 26 Jun 2013 18:07:49 GMT
  230. Award presented to MUSC for healthy environment

    MUSC was awarded a Hospital Prevention Excellence Award by N.C. Prevention Partners, a public health leader that offers the worksite wellness program WorkHealthy America.
    Wed, 26 Jun 2013 17:58:59 GMT
  231. New medical-code sets, physician training planned

    Hospitals and health care industry staff are bracing for a change in the world of diagnostic coding. All U.S. health care providers must adopt the newest medical procedure coding structure, ICD-10-CM/PCS. By Cindy Abole
    Wed, 26 Jun 2013 17:52:44 GMT
  232. 15 years later, patient returns to say thank you

    More than 15 years ago, a 17-year-old self-proclaimed “country boy” was rushed to the Medical University of South Carolina, MUSC, from North Myrtle Beach with severe closed-head injuries, nine broken ribs and a broken pelvis. By Ashley Barker
    Wed, 26 Jun 2013 17:45:10 GMT
  233. By 2015, MUSC Health strives to be among top-25 academic medical centers

    As MUSC pursues its health strategic intent to be among the top-25 academic medical centers for reputation, quality, service, efficiency and financial performance by 2015, all employees should understand how their efforts align with the plan.
    Wed, 19 Jun 2013 20:19:49 GMT
  234. Heart doctor’s extra effort saves patient’s eye

    When he goes to see his cardiologist at MUSC, 97-year-old Jeff Lewis likes to tell Michael Gold, M.D., about his motorcycle. Lewis outlived his pacemaker, and Gold installed a new one in May 2012 without any complications. By Allyson Bird
    Wed, 19 Jun 2013 20:19:12 GMT
  235. Brainiacs: Camps offered all summer

    The 16th year of Kids’ College at Trident Technical College offers 104 summer camps ranging from topics on culinary arts, video-game design and mobile application programming. By Ashley Barker
    Wed, 19 Jun 2013 19:54:46 GMT
  236. Lab uncovering clues to relapse, addiction

    A recent study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences by MUSC researchers casts light on the brain biology of nicotine relapse that can fundamentally shift how cigarette addiction is treated. By Dawn Brazell
    Wed, 19 Jun 2013 19:51:05 GMT
  237. MUSC Hero: Nurturing leader goes extra mile

    Showing kindness to animals and empathy for people is a connection that is especially natural for Health Information Services director Sue Pletcher. For 18 years, Pletcher’s coworkers and employees experienced that first hand. By Cindy Abole
    Wed, 19 Jun 2013 19:36:15 GMT
  238. Maralynne D. Mitcham inaugural lectureship scheduled for July 19

    Maralynne D. Mitcham inaugural lectureship scheduled for July 19 at MUSC with speaker Michael Iwama, Ph.D.
    Wed, 19 Jun 2013 19:19:01 GMT
  239. Quality patient care isn't one size fits all

    The foods, supplements or medications that health care professionals recommend aren’t always easy to come by or affordable. By Melissa Macher, Dietetic Intern at MUSC
    Wed, 19 Jun 2013 19:11:20 GMT
  240. Meet Kathryn Roberts

    Meet Kathryn Roberts, an employee of MUSC Physicians Corporate
    Wed, 19 Jun 2013 18:45:18 GMT
  241. Emergency pet care offered during hurricane season

    An emergency pet care center is offered to MUSC employees who are on Team A during a weather emergency. By Monica Fabunan
    Wed, 19 Jun 2013 18:40:53 GMT
  242. Students vow to treat with compassion

    Class of 2015 dental students at the Medical University of South Carolina, MUSC, recite the Dentist’s Pledge after receiving their white coats. The coats mark their transition from classroom studies to clinical care.
    Wed, 19 Jun 2013 18:27:21 GMT
  243. Employee Wellness events

    The Employee Wellness program promotes the health and wellness of the MUSC community. The following are events and classes offered through the program.
    Wed, 19 Jun 2013 18:24:18 GMT
  244. Study: Sunlight tied to lower blood pressure

    Exposing skin to sunlight may help reduce blood pressure, cut the risk of heart attack and stroke, and even prolong life, according to a small study out of the University of Edinburgh.
    Wed, 19 Jun 2013 18:19:33 GMT
  245. Three Children’s Hospital specialties ranked

    The pediatric nephrology program at the Medical University of South Carolina Children’s Hospital earned its first top-50 performance in the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals rankings along with cardiology and GI. By Ashley Barker
    Thu, 13 Jun 2013 19:48:00 GMT
  246. Prenatal care group to begin at MUSC

    CenteringPregnancy, a new model of group prenatal care, will be introduced at MUSC in July. This model offers all the advantages of a group, without taking away any benefits of individual care. By Annalise Baker-Whitcomb, Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Thu, 13 Jun 2013 19:47:06 GMT
  247. Gift shop still open

    Re:Sourxe also manages the recently renovated gift shop in Ashley River Tower. Hours are from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., weekdays and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., weekends. For information, call 876-5761.
    Thu, 13 Jun 2013 16:22:50 GMT
  248. Radiology pie throw helps healthy baby programs

    Radiology nurse Alice Bright prepares to throw a pie in the face of manager Rob Finch on the MUSC Horseshoe. Bright was among more than a dozen MUSC employees who purchased a $1 chance to support the March of Dimes.
    Thu, 13 Jun 2013 16:22:22 GMT
  249. MUSC Employee Wellness events

    The Employee Wellness program promotes the health and wellness of the MUSC community. The following are events and classes offered through the program.
    Thu, 13 Jun 2013 16:16:00 GMT
  250. New blood donation program seeking champions

    The American Red Cross donation site at the university hospital closed April 5 due to spacing issues. In response, hospital administrators and Red Cross staff met to discuss alternative methods to continue meeting the blood supply demands.
    Thu, 13 Jun 2013 16:12:37 GMT
  251. Family Fund provides $2,500 to Empowerr program

    The YES (Yearly Employee Support) Family Fund is supported by employees who give during the YES Campaign. Since it was established 14 years ago, more than $280,000 has been awarded to projects. The Empowerr program received $2,500.
    Thu, 13 Jun 2013 15:50:27 GMT
  252. Child Life specialist designs puppets, eases fears

    MUSC's Lacey McInish was the assistant set and animal puppet designer for “Children of Eden,” and the technical production assistant for “Tell Me On A Sunday.” Both shows were presented during the annual arts festival Piccolo Spoleto. By Monica Fabunan
    Wed, 12 Jun 2013 21:28:27 GMT
  253. Top 8 reasons to bookmark MUSC News Center

    With national trends showing that more people like to get their health news through multimedia outlets, MUSC’s Office of Public Relations has launched a new digital platform.
    Wed, 12 Jun 2013 21:13:45 GMT
  254. Meet Sarah Daanen

    Meet MUSC employee Sarah Daanen, South Carolina Clinical & Translational Research Institute
    Wed, 12 Jun 2013 21:07:29 GMT
  255. MUSC Medical Center Communications Corner

    MUSC Medical Center Communications Corner What's all the CAHPS about?
    Wed, 12 Jun 2013 21:03:43 GMT
  256. MUSC praised for infection prevention excellence

    MUSC won national recognition in its continued quest to prevent health care-associated infections by receiving an outstanding achievement and leadership award. By Cindy Abole
    Wed, 12 Jun 2013 20:57:14 GMT
  257. Verizon gift helps keep doctors, patients connected

    Recognizing that language stood as a barrier between her friend and the medical care that he needed, Judith Rundbaken recommended that he come to MUSC for a study funded by the Verizon Foundation. By Allyson Bird
    Wed, 12 Jun 2013 20:49:27 GMT
  258. New directions in melanoma management

    Melanoma is the second leading type of invasive cancer diagnosed in people 15 to 29 years of age. It can also be deadly. Of the almost 77,000 people who are expected to be diagnosed in 2013, one in eight will die of the disease.
    Thu, 06 Jun 2013 16:36:55 GMT
  259. Service award presented to hospital administrator

    Marilyn J. Schaffner, Ph.D., R.N., clinical services administrator and MUSC chief nursing officer, was praised for her leadership and service in promoting gastroenterology and endoscopy nursing at both the national and regional levels.
    Thu, 06 Jun 2013 16:14:15 GMT
  260. MUSC Employees of the Month

    MUSC MUSC Employees of the Month "Making a difference everyday"
    Thu, 06 Jun 2013 16:09:49 GMT
  261. MUSC Employee Wellness events

    The Employee Wellness program promotes the health and wellness of the MUSC community. For information, contact Susan Johnson, Ph.D., at or Suzan Benenson Whelan at
    Thu, 06 Jun 2013 15:50:17 GMT
  262. Anesthesia for Nurses alumnus recognized

    Nearly 40 alumni from the MUSC College of Health Professions Anesthesia for Nurses program attended a luncheon May 3 during the Anesthesia for Nurses Conference.
    Thu, 06 Jun 2013 15:46:01 GMT
  263. MUSC receives Captain Pride Award

    In recognition of the MUSC Grounds Department and its commitment to environmental improvement, the board chair of Community Pride Inc., Donna Gueldner, presented the department with the Captain Pride Award.
    Thu, 06 Jun 2013 15:40:13 GMT
  264. Meet Brian Gottleib

    Meet MUSC employee Brian Gottleib, College of Health Professions, in Charleston, South Carolina
    Thu, 06 Jun 2013 15:14:44 GMT
  265. Employees create ‘Adopt-a-Block’ campaign

    In order to continue to promote the health of the MUSC community and be a good neighbor, MUSC has launched an Adopt-a-Block campaign to help extinguish the problem in downtown Charleston, South Carolina.
    Thu, 06 Jun 2013 15:06:28 GMT
  266. Eight-year-old donates birthday gifts to Children's Hospital

    Child Life’s Lacey McInish accepted gifts for the Children’s Hospital Atrium from Cole Smith May 30. Cole, who is from Myrtle Beach, requested his birthday party guests bring gifts to be donated to the Children’s Hospital instead of gifts for himself.
    Thu, 06 Jun 2013 14:58:42 GMT
  267. Corporate director wins GHXcellence award

    Medical University Hospital Authority corporate director of Supply Chain Management Réginé Honoré Villain won the GHXcellence Leadership Award for her work in improving the business of health care.
    Wed, 05 Jun 2013 21:02:40 GMT
  268. Around the MUSC campus

    Child Life’s Lacey McInish accepted gifts for the Children’s Hospital Atrium from Cole Smith May 30. Cole, who is from Myrtle Beach, requested his birthday party guests bring gifts to be donated to the Children’s Hospital instead of gifts for himself.
    Wed, 05 Jun 2013 20:54:22 GMT
  269. Health professions data book recognized by library

    The book is published by the Office for Healthcare Workforce Analysis and Planning within MUSC’s S.C. Area Health Education Consortium. Document librarians around the state, along with the staff of the S.C. State Library, selected the winning documents.
    Wed, 05 Jun 2013 20:08:40 GMT
  270. Health, fitness education added to camp

    The MUSC Wellness Center is offering a summer camp that includes a variety of youth programs, fitness activities and health education opportunities for children ages 2 to 14. By Monica Fabunan
    Wed, 05 Jun 2013 19:51:11 GMT
  271. Mother’s love rescues son from addiction

    Derick Hammond, 17, and his mom Amy Bailey discuss his several treatment programs, jail time and treatment to get drug-free at the MUSC Center for Drug and Alcohol Program. By Dawn Brazell
    Thu, 30 May 2013 15:03:30 GMT
  272. Bringing home health lessons from classroom

    MUSC dietetic students lead kids – participants in the Junior Doctors of Health program – in discussions about food: how many servings of vegetables they should eat daily and what a serving size means. By Allyson Bird
    Wed, 29 May 2013 20:13:59 GMT
  273. PT ‘Alumni After Party’ held in North Myrtle Beach

    Nearly 30 alumni and students from the MUSC Physical Therapy Program attended the “PT Alumni After Party” during the South Carolina American Physical Therapy Association Conference in North Myrtle Beach, May 3.
    Wed, 29 May 2013 20:09:24 GMT
  274. Award recipients welcomed back to College of Health Professions

    MUSC President Dr. Ray Greenberg, left photo, and College of Health Professions Dean Dr. Lisa Saladin welcomed back Distinguished Alumnus Award recipients during a recent luncheon in their honor.
    Wed, 29 May 2013 20:03:43 GMT
  275. Simple test could offer key to improving high infant mortality rate

    Smoking cigarettes and drinking alcohol can stunt a baby’s growth in the womb or cause premature birth, lifelong defects or death. Domestic violence and emotional instability are reliable red flags of an unhealthy home environment.
    Wed, 29 May 2013 19:57:12 GMT
  276. Evaluating passion led dietetic intern to change career path

    Nutrition Matters column by Anna Nygaard-Ghi
    Wed, 29 May 2013 19:54:36 GMT
  277. Drugs and alcohol: Top tips parents should know

    Parents often mean well, but do the wrong thing when it comes to teenage abuse of alcohol and drugs. Tips for parents about drugs and alcohol, provided by the Medical University of South Carolina
    Wed, 29 May 2013 19:51:16 GMT
  278. Meet Lisa Steed

    Meet MUSC Pathology and Laboratory Medicine's Lisa Steed
    Wed, 29 May 2013 19:33:49 GMT
  279. MUSC Medical Center Communications Corner

    The Just Culture is an approach to dealing with human behavior that balances accountability with the recognition that humans can and will make mistakes. The Just Culture recognizes that we all have “duties” to perform.
    Wed, 29 May 2013 19:30:10 GMT
  280. Dental students shine, share research discoveries

    MUSC dental students attended the research poster session and luncheon of the South Carolina Dental Association, held May 2-5 in Myrtle Beach. By Cindy Abole
    Wed, 29 May 2013 19:20:11 GMT
  281. Surgeon, academic leader remembered for MUSC commitment

    World-renowned surgeon, clinical leader, educator, sportsman, writer, visionary and MUSC friend Gilbert Bowman Bradham, M.D., died at home after a long illness on May 21. He was 81 years old. By Cindy Abole
    Wed, 29 May 2013 19:16:49 GMT
  282. Hurricane season begins June 1

    MUSC's Elizabeth Anne Herring reviews her tabletop exhibit featuring the FEMA Family Preparedness Plan, basic emergency kits, hurricane tracking charts and other information. They were among 14 Lowcountry area exhibitors that shared information.
    Wed, 29 May 2013 19:12:13 GMT
  283. Annual WOOF awards announced

    One of the With Out One Fall certificates was presented to 5 SW (acute care setting), April 15. In 2009 an award system was initiated in keeping patients safe through the Firm Ground Fall Prevention program, known as the WOOF award.
    Wed, 22 May 2013 20:11:59 GMT
  284. Books needed at cancer center

    Hollings Cancer Center is in need of gently used hard and paperback books for its patients to read during their long treatments.
    Wed, 22 May 2013 20:06:23 GMT
  285. Baby-sitting classes offered by Volunteer Services

    MUSC Volunteer Services will offer Safe Sitter classes for girls and boys ages 11 to 13. The classes will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., June 18 and 19 or June 26 and 27 at Ashley River Tower.
    Wed, 22 May 2013 20:04:19 GMT
  286. MHA students team up to analyze, improve workflow

    Implementing an electronic health record system is an enormous undertaking. It requires extensive planning, communication, coordination, workflow analysis, testing and training. By Karen A. Wager, DBA, College of Health Professions
    Wed, 22 May 2013 20:02:51 GMT
  287. MUSC Health strives to be among top 25 academic medical centers by 2015

    If you are an MUSC employee, you’ve likely heard of the MUSC Health Strategic Plan. It’s possible, though, that you might not know the mission or goals of the plan, what change it is meant to drive, or how you fit into it.
    Wed, 22 May 2013 19:57:29 GMT
  288. Meet Martha DuPuis Lisicki, R.N.

    Meet MUSC employee Martha DuPuis Lisicki, R.N.
    Wed, 22 May 2013 19:43:37 GMT
  289. Distinguished graduate students win award

    College of Graduate Studies Dean Dr. Perry Halushka, center, congratulates Drs. Kyle Strickland, left, and Chris Marshall. Strickland and Marshall are recipients of the college’s 2013 Distinguished Graduate Student Award.
    Wed, 22 May 2013 19:41:05 GMT
  290. Former Marine earns med-school scholarship

    The Medical College Admissions Test doesn’t gauge an aspiring doctor’s physical fitness, psychological stamina or ability to battle sleep deprivation, but MUSC College of Medicine student Jeffrey Waltz brought all those credentials anyway. By Allyson Bird
    Wed, 22 May 2013 19:38:53 GMT
  291. College of Pharmacy exceeds national residency match average

    Students at the South Carolina College of Pharmacy continued to excel in residency placement as 88 percent of the college’s residency candidates successfully matched. By Roby Hill
    Wed, 22 May 2013 19:34:55 GMT
  292. Women’s Club accepting nominations for annual scholarships

    The Medical University Women’s Club is accepting applications for scholarship recipients. All full-time MUSC students in their second or subsequent years from any of the six colleges are eligible. Previous applicants may also apply.
    Wed, 22 May 2013 19:29:47 GMT
  293. More than 120 checked at car seat event

    Certified child passenger safety technicians from MUSC checked 124 seats during the car seat check event held at the North Charleston Coliseum. The event was organized by Safe Kids Trident Area and MUSC Children’s Hospital After Hours clinics.
    Wed, 22 May 2013 19:27:32 GMT
  294. Obesity initiative works toward family centered clinical programs

    The goal of the MUSC Boeing Center for Children’s Wellness, an obesity initiative through the Department of Pediatrics, is to prevent and treat childhood obesity with family centered clinical programs paired with policy and environmental changes.
    Wed, 22 May 2013 19:23:30 GMT
  295. Student helps amputee learn to walk

    Nathan Mansell, a second-year physical therapy student at MUSC, and Mikell Felder, a homeless Charleston man who had his leg amputated, have a special bond because of a faith in Jesus and belief that Felder will walk again. By Ashley Barker
    Wed, 22 May 2013 19:01:55 GMT
  296. Foundation honors professors for teaching excellence

    Four faculty members will be honored for teaching excellence at MUSC’s annual Faculty Convocation at the beginning of the 2013-14 academic year at 4:30 p.m., Aug. 20 in the Drug Discovery Building auditorium. Medical University of South Carolina
    Thu, 16 May 2013 16:01:52 GMT
  297. Two Ph.D.’s, two dogs and a baby on the way for couple

    After walking across the stage May 17, Andrew Elvington and his wife, fellow MUSC-graduate Michelle Rapisardo, Ph.D., will move to St. Louis for post-doctoral fellowships at Washington University in July. By Ashley Barker
    Thu, 16 May 2013 15:51:16 GMT
  298. Student’s memory will live on

    Members of the College of Medicine Class of 2013 gathered April 21 to plant a Magnolia tree as a living memorial honoring deceased classmate Lauren Baccari.
    Thu, 16 May 2013 15:43:27 GMT
  299. MSTP students match to top programs

    Six graduates in MUSC’s Class of 2013 Medical Scientist Training Program matched to prestigious residency programs. The new physician-scientists were among 157 successful medical student matches revealed at the College of Medicine’s Match Day event.
    Thu, 16 May 2013 15:40:56 GMT
  300. MHA graduate beats lymphoma

    Medical University of South Carolina MHA graduate Abby Bunkley beat lymphoma while working at O'Neill Plastic Surgery in Daniel Island and going to school in Charleston, SC. By Ashley Barker
    Thu, 16 May 2013 15:36:04 GMT
  301. Pharmacist focused on service, matching needs

    Community outreach champion, tireless advocate and trusted pharmacy professional: These are only a few ways to describe new Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) graduate Christian Younts, PharmD. By Cindy Abole
    Thu, 16 May 2013 15:35:21 GMT
  302. Society welcomes new members

    Zeta Eta chapter of Omicron Kappa Upsilon welcomes new Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) members
    Thu, 16 May 2013 15:26:29 GMT
  303. Sacrifices taken for an American education

    Osman Abdi, R.N., grew up in the city of Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia. There he experienced the hardships of an ethnic-based civil war under a military dictator. His family hails from the self-declared sovereign state of Somaliland. By Caroline Assey
    Thu, 16 May 2013 15:22:05 GMT
  304. MUSC Medical Center Communications Corner

    MUSC Medical Center Communications Corner Employee Commitment Survey
    Thu, 16 May 2013 15:18:00 GMT
  305. Meet Jake Schubert

    Meet Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) College of Nursing student Jake Schubert
    Wed, 15 May 2013 21:21:43 GMT
  306. Dental graduate, leader makes an impact on others

    MUSC’s May 17 commencement ceremony will include new dental graduate Brandon Hagan. The SGA president loves staying busy and managing several things at once and is good at it. By Cindy Abole
    Wed, 15 May 2013 21:17:34 GMT
  307. First health, rehab science doctors to graduate

    Three inaugural graduates of the doctoral program in health and rehabilitation science will graduate from the College of Health Professions’ Department of Health Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina.
    Wed, 15 May 2013 21:12:13 GMT
  308. Graduate shows grit in shadow of adversity

    Louise Anne Alexander wouldn’t let being hit by a car stop her from receiving her M.D. from the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). By Cindy Abole
    Wed, 15 May 2013 20:53:34 GMT
  309. Cessation program for patients in development

    Reducing tobacco use has been high on MUSC's priority list since the campus became tobacco-free in March 2012. Graham Warren, M.D., Ph.D, released a report recently about lung cancer doctors and how many provide cessation assistance. By Ashley Barker
    Thu, 09 May 2013 14:43:17 GMT
  310. Nurses shine in annual excellence poster awards

    MUSC nurses continued to demonstrate excellence by finding ways to improve patient safety and translate them to evidence-based best practices at the annual South Carolina Nursing Excellence Conference Poster Session. By Cindy Abole
    Thu, 09 May 2013 14:42:41 GMT
  311. Childhood cancer research receives boost

    Chase After a Cure, a non-profit corporation devoted to childhood cancer research, presented $150,000 to the MUSC Children’s Hospital during a ceremony on April 30 in the atrium.
    Thu, 09 May 2013 14:40:04 GMT
  312. Rapid Access Center designed for employees

    The Rapid Access Center was created specifically for MUSC, University Medical Associates and Medical University Hospital Authority employees and their adult family members to have same-day primary and acute care.
    Thu, 09 May 2013 14:35:08 GMT
  313. MUSC takes homes eight Palmetto Gold Awards

    Eight MUSC clinical and acute care nurses along with nursing educators were recognized among 100 exceptional nurses across South Carolina as Palmetto Gold Award winners. These nurses were recognized for their excellence and outstanding commitment.
    Thu, 09 May 2013 14:33:19 GMT
  314. Urban Farm memorial bed planted for employee

    A small group gathered beneath the leaves of a live oak tree on the MUSC Urban Farm recently to honor the memory of Nickie Kopacka, a former MUSC employee.
    Thu, 09 May 2013 14:24:43 GMT
  315. Meet Tiffany Mullins, R.N.

    Meet Tiffany Mullins, R.N., a nurse in the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) pediatric intensive care unit
    Thu, 09 May 2013 13:57:36 GMT
  316. Digitalized historical work earns library awards

    MUSC is a recipient of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine’s digitalization and conservation award.
    Thu, 09 May 2013 13:53:09 GMT
  317. Top cancer stem cell immunologist joins MUSC

    One of the country’s leading researchers in hematopoietic stem cell therapy, Xue-Zhong Yu, M.D., has joined the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) faculty.
    Thu, 09 May 2013 13:50:40 GMT
  318. Dental Medicine honors staff members

    James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine Dean Dr. John Sanders congratulated Roxie Seltzer, left, and Lynn McDonald as recipients of CDM’s first quarter’s Staff Recognition Program. Staff members honored Seltzer and McDonald with a lunch on April 23.
    Thu, 09 May 2013 13:44:33 GMT
  319. Israeli companies visit exchange hosted by MUSC

    Eight Israeli companies were in Charleston, May 6-7, at the U.S.-Israel Neurotechnology Business Exchange.
    Thu, 09 May 2013 13:40:46 GMT
  320. Cravings decreased through magnetic brain stimulation

    A new study led by MUSC and published in the Journal of Biological Psychiatry reports that a 15-minute session of high frequency transcranial magnetic stimulation over the prefrontal cortex temporarily reduced cue-induced smoking cravings.
    Thu, 09 May 2013 13:38:31 GMT
  321. Nurse of the Year award goes to diabetes educator

    MUSC’s 2013 Nurse of the Year, Sharon Schwarz, R.N., was chosen for the honor because of her efforts to revamp the Pediatric Endocrinology Clinic’s diabetes teaching program. Schwarz has worked in the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology since 1996.
    Thu, 09 May 2013 13:35:42 GMT
  322. SCTR Institute introduces Research Nexus for MUSC investigators

    The South Carolina Clinical & Translational Research Institute is launching the new SCTR Research Nexus, a comprehensive clinical research service line for MUSC investigators, the SCTR Research Nexus.
    Thu, 02 May 2013 16:53:29 GMT
  323. Talent show to support charity

    MUSC Live! will be held from 6 until 10 p.m., May 3 at NV Dance Lounge. The talent show, hosted by the College of Medicine, features bands and acts highlighting comedy to a blend of music performed by students, physicians, professors and other MUSC staff.
    Thu, 02 May 2013 15:12:20 GMT
  324. Medical center, university Applause winners

    Medical center, university Applause winners at the Medical University of South Carolina
    Thu, 02 May 2013 15:10:37 GMT
  325. Information helps protect babies with heart defects

    Ashton Simons learned five months into her pregnancy with twin girls that the left side of one daughter’s heart had failed to form. Simons, who lives in Columbia, decided that she would deliver Briana and Viviana at MUSC.
    Thu, 02 May 2013 15:07:13 GMT
  326. MUSC Employee Wellness events

    MUSC Employee Wellness events
    Wed, 01 May 2013 21:40:43 GMT
  327. Poster contest to illustrate domains of quality

    Participate in National Hospital Week, May 3 through 10, by creating a poster illustrating how your department has embraced at least one of the Six Domains of Quality (safety, effective, patient centered, timely, efficient, equitable).
    Wed, 01 May 2013 21:35:58 GMT
  328. Around 750 to graduate May 17 from MUSC

    Approximately 750 graduates are expected to receive degrees from MUSC’s six colleges during commencement exercises scheduled for 9 a.m., May 17 at McAlister Field House on the campus of The Citadel. Donna Christensen, M.D., will be the keynote speaker.
    Wed, 01 May 2013 21:31:30 GMT
  329. MUSC Medical Center Communications Corner

    The month of May is filled with celebrations surrounding health care. National Nurses Week, to honor nursing professionals and all they do, will take place May 6-12. National Hospital Week will take place May 5-10.
    Wed, 01 May 2013 21:15:36 GMT
  330. Meet Meghan and John ‘Colby’ Carter

    Meet MUSC volunteers Meghan and John ‘Colby’ Carter
    Wed, 01 May 2013 21:04:34 GMT
  331. Leadership banquet recognizes exemplary students

    Students and organizations were recognized April 17 at the Medical University of South Carolina Student Leadership and Service Banquet for exceptional leadership and volunteer commitments.
    Wed, 01 May 2013 20:59:43 GMT
  332. Banov Award winner nominated for volunteer work

    MUSC Banov Award winner Oday Alsarraf, M.D. nominated for volunteer work
    Wed, 01 May 2013 20:52:48 GMT
  333. May designated as Estate Planning Awareness Month

    The Office of Gift Planning has designated May as Estate Planning Awareness Month on the Medical University of South Carolina campus.
    Wed, 01 May 2013 20:27:06 GMT
  334. Around the MUSC campus

    Recognition of people and events at the Medical University of South Carolina
    Wed, 01 May 2013 20:24:31 GMT
  335. Low vision golfers tee up for charity, eye disease awareness

    Jim Gilstrap and Peter Alan Smith are low-vision golfers who will play at the Charleston RiverDogs GolftoberFest charity tournament at Wild Dunes Resort.
    Wed, 01 May 2013 20:12:32 GMT
  336. Pie Day planned for May 6

    The eleventh annual Rheumatology Pie Day will be held from noon until 2 p.m., May 6 in room 816 (endocrinology conference room) of the Clinical Sciences Building. The event is not a sale or a fundraiser, it’s just a celebration of pie.
    Wed, 24 Apr 2013 20:36:10 GMT
  337. MUSC Hand and Microsurgery program on the rise

    MUSC’s Hand and Microsurgery program, in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, offers a comprehensive and experienced team approach.
    Wed, 24 Apr 2013 20:34:23 GMT
  338. Environmental studies pave way to healthier births

    Environmental studies at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) are paving way to healthier births
    Wed, 24 Apr 2013 20:30:28 GMT
  339. Tragedy at the finish line

    MUSC dietitian survives Boston Marathon terror, credits strained Achilles tendon
    Wed, 24 Apr 2013 20:28:12 GMT
  340. Students learn importance of medical sustainability, prayer in Uganda

    Carter Williams, a first-year MUSC physician assistant studies student, traveled to Uganda, March 8-18, with a team from Palmetto Medical Initiative.
    Wed, 24 Apr 2013 20:25:46 GMT
  341. Mayor to open Brain Tumor Fair

    The Brain Tumor Action Fair will take place from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., April 29 in the MUSC Horseshoe.
    Wed, 24 Apr 2013 20:10:23 GMT
  342. Copper surfaces in hospitals take out superbugs

    In the United States, health care-acquired infections result in 100,000 deaths annually, adding an estimated $45 billion to health care costs.
    Wed, 24 Apr 2013 19:18:42 GMT
  343. SCresearch EXPO: Find the study that’s right for you

    More than 30 study teams will be looking for research volunteers during the third annual SCresearch EXPO, sponsored by the South Carolina Clinical and Translational Research Institute, from 10:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. on May 7 in the Horseshoe.
    Wed, 24 Apr 2013 19:16:03 GMT
  344. Taking part in Earth Day celebration

    Leslie Wade, of Adaptive Gardens of the Lowcountry, talks to MUSC employees about the use of pepper and tomato plants available through their therapeutic gardening program. This nonprofit charity was featured during MUSC’s annual Earth Day celebration.
    Wed, 24 Apr 2013 19:11:48 GMT
  345. Meet Rebekah Wright

    Meet MUSC employee Rebekah Wright
    Wed, 24 Apr 2013 18:18:02 GMT
  346. MUSC Medical Center Communications Corner

    Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Medical Center Communications Corner
    Wed, 24 Apr 2013 18:06:27 GMT
  347. Faculty member, student honored for work in diversity

    Medical University of South Carolina Dr. Etta Pisano and SGA President Brandon Hagan won the Earl B. Higgins Achievement in Diversity Awards.
    Wed, 24 Apr 2013 17:27:27 GMT
  348. MUSC students become heroes at local school

    Medical University of South Carolina students become heroes at Meeting Street Academy in Charleston, South Carolina
    Wed, 24 Apr 2013 17:21:13 GMT
  349. Arboretum receives Tree Campus USA Certification

    MUSC’s arboretum will receive its Tree Campus USA certification on National Arbor Day, celebrated on April 26. The celebration will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Tue, 23 Apr 2013 13:50:55 GMT
  350. Kappa Psi drops off 1,700 pounds of canned food

    College of Pharmacy’s Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity Incorporated chapter dropped off more than 1,700 pounds of canned food at the Low Country Food Bank March 29.
    Thu, 18 Apr 2013 17:19:56 GMT
  351. Association recognizes MUSC as a ‘Fit-Friendly Worksite’

    MUSC was recognized as a platinum-level Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association for helping employees eat better and move more
    Thu, 18 Apr 2013 17:13:41 GMT
  352. Charleston Arthritis Walk honors champions at May 4 event

    The Charleston Arthritis Walk 2013 will take place May 4. The event, presented by Trident Pain Center and the Arthritis Foundation, will help raise funds for research, support and awareness against arthritis.
    Thu, 18 Apr 2013 17:07:40 GMT
  353. Adventure Out campaign nurtures ‘green’ exercise

    Dance instructor Rob Powell crouches low and drums in the air, face alight, sweat flying, Latin rhythms pulsing in the air.
    Thu, 18 Apr 2013 16:56:48 GMT
  354. Meet Peter Kalivas, Ph.D.

    Meet MUSC employee Peter Kalivas, Ph.D., in Neurosciences
    Thu, 18 Apr 2013 16:48:00 GMT
  355. Support campaign kicks off

    MUSC Yearly Employee Support campaign kickoff luncheon was April 4
    Thu, 18 Apr 2013 16:41:45 GMT
  356. Lab professionals celebrated April 22-26

    Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, April 22-26, honors laboratory professionals, teaches the public about the occupation and recruits new professionals.
    Thu, 18 Apr 2013 16:35:06 GMT
  357. Once obese, now an IRONMAN

    At age 15, Steven Holshouser was around 230 pounds. Now he is training for the IRONMAN World Championship in October in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.
    Thu, 18 Apr 2013 16:34:28 GMT
  358. MUSC Employees of the Month

    The Medical University of South Carolina honors its "Employees of the Month," who were found to be "Making a difference every day"
    Thu, 18 Apr 2013 16:33:25 GMT
  359. April’s recipient for DAISY award is MICU nurse

    Medical University of South Carolina MICU nurse Jacqueline Bulanow received the DAISY (disease attacking the immune system) Award.
    Thu, 18 Apr 2013 16:32:28 GMT
  360. Institute prepares future SC primary care providers

    South Carolinians living in rural communities can expect to see improvements in their access to medical care thanks to a program that prepares future primary care providers.
    Thu, 18 Apr 2013 16:30:57 GMT
  361. Walking trails promote physically active workplace

    On April 3, more than 100 employees joined MUSC President Ray Greenberg, M.D., Ph.D., MUSC Health Executive Director Pat Cawley, M.D., and Charleston Mayor Pro Tem Dudley Gregorie on a walk around the MUSC medical mile.
    Thu, 11 Apr 2013 21:23:42 GMT
  362. Finding a sisterhood in an unlikely place

    Amauri Bowman received an unexpected gift while resting in the hospital during a painful episode with sickle cell anemia a few years ago.
    Thu, 11 Apr 2013 21:23:01 GMT
  363. Former chair remembered for encouraging attitude

    John E. Mahaffey, M.D., died on April 5. Mahaffey was appointed professor and chairman of anesthesiology in 1964.
    Thu, 11 Apr 2013 21:21:57 GMT
  364. 5K to benefit pediatric cancer research

    The annual Pinewood Back Nine 5K and one-mile fun run will benefit Chase After a Cure, a non-profit organization that raises money for pediatric cancer research at MUSC.
    Thu, 11 Apr 2013 21:21:26 GMT
  365. Every $1 adds up

    Family Circle Cup, MUSC Hollings Cancer Center donate $5,000 to Susan G. Komen for the Cure
    Thu, 11 Apr 2013 21:03:12 GMT
  366. Fellowships to enhance interprofessionalism offered

    Applications are being accepted for the Maralynne D. Mitcham Interprofessional Fellowship for faculty and professional staff.
    Thu, 11 Apr 2013 20:54:13 GMT
  367. Relearning to speak, eat without a tongue

    Prior to being diagnosed with tongue cancer at the age of 24 last year, Aliyah Howard had dreams of becoming a speech pathologist.
    Thu, 11 Apr 2013 20:32:48 GMT
  368. Program a gateway to global health understanding

    Program a gateway to global health understanding
    Mon, 08 Apr 2013 17:05:08 GMT
  369. Dunkin' Donuts supports children

    Dunkin' Donuts supports children
    Mon, 08 Apr 2013 17:03:54 GMT
  370. Light It Up Blue supports research for autism

    Light It Up Blue supports research for autism
    Mon, 08 Apr 2013 17:01:29 GMT
  371. Residents work closely with special-needs patients

    Residents work closely with special-needs patients
    Mon, 08 Apr 2013 16:57:16 GMT
  372. Board review improvements discussed

    Board review improvements discussed
    Mon, 08 Apr 2013 16:50:33 GMT
  373. Passing down gift of good health to next generation

    Passing down gift of good health to next generation
    Mon, 08 Apr 2013 16:46:29 GMT
  374. Meet Michelle Hawk, R.N.

    Meet Michelle Hawk, R.N.
    Mon, 08 Apr 2013 16:44:42 GMT
  375. MUSC treats emphysema patient with lung coils

    Charlie Strange, M.D., an MUSC professor, treated the first patient in the United States in the RENEW study, which is evaluating the use of PneumRx Inc.'s RePneu lung volume reduction coil in patients with severe emphysema.
    Mon, 08 Apr 2013 16:36:42 GMT
  376. Alumni bring health care to remote village

    Mon, 08 Apr 2013 14:54:04 GMT
  377. Commitment to inclusion: key to improve student life

    Less than a year after Willette Burnham, Ph.D., started at MUSC in 2006, her husband and mother died within nine days of each other.
    Tue, 02 Apr 2013 16:43:37 GMT
  378. Dentist admits 'there's a trade off to achieve balance'

    Elizabeth "Betsy" Pilcher, DMD, is a female dentist striving to have it all.
    Tue, 02 Apr 2013 16:37:47 GMT
  379. New option available for women with breast cancer

    A new drug is on the market that has fewer side effects and works better than prior standard treatments for advanced breast cancer patients.
    Tue, 02 Apr 2013 16:22:36 GMT
  380. MUSC to celebrate Doctors' Day

    National Doctors' Day, recognized each year on March 30, is a day to celebrate the contribution of physicians who serve the country by caring for its citizens.
    Tue, 02 Apr 2013 16:17:10 GMT
  381. Dental volunteers offer free care

    MUSC dental students and professionals from the community volunteered together on March 1 during the Give Kids a Smile event for National Children's Dental Health month.
    Tue, 02 Apr 2013 15:58:00 GMT
  382. Meet Daryl Bonnette

    Meet Daryl Bonnette, Grounds, Engineering & Facilities
    Tue, 02 Apr 2013 15:56:20 GMT
  383. Employee Wellness

    Statistics show that one in two men and one in three women are at risk for heart disease, and research shows that poor lifestyle is a major contributor. Taking a walk each day can greatly help.
    Tue, 02 Apr 2013 15:32:30 GMT

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